Donna-Marie Korth

Donna-Marie Korth is a Partner in our Litigation and Coop/Condo Practice Groups. She litigates all aspects of commercial and real estate law, including banking and commercial foreclosure, and handles lending workouts. She also handles the regulatory work for residential and commercial developments.

Certified to mediate a wide variety of civil disputes pre or post-litigation she was appointed to serve on the Commercial Mediation Panel in Nassau County Supreme Court, Superstorm Sandy/Natural Disaster Mediation Panel in Eastern District of the United States District Court, Alternative Dispute Resolution Panel of the Nassau County Bar Association, and is a member of the ADR Advisory Council of the Nassau County Bar Association. 

She served as Dean of the Nassau Academy of Law, and continues to moderate and lecture Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminars. She is also a former appointee to the Nassau County Bar Association Judiciary Committeeformer Co-Chair of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, and former Chair/Vice-Chair of the Appellate Practice Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association.

Ms. Korth was named to the New York Metro Super Lawyers list in 2017 and 2018. She was recently selected by Hofstra University School of Law as a 2019 Outstanding Woman in Law.  Long Island Pulse Magazine selected her as a Top Ten Legal Eagle in 2013. Long Island Business News included her as one of its “Ones to Watch” in 2019 and 2017; as a Who’s Who in Women In Professional Services in 2016; as one of Long Island’s Top 50 Professional Women in 2000 and 2004; and counted her among the 40 Under 40 Class in 2000, naming her “Class Salutatorian.She also received the Leadership Award from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, and in 2006, Touro Law Center named her Outstanding Pro Bono Attorney. Ms. Korth serves on the Black and White Ball Committee for NYU Winthrop Hospital’s Cancer Center for Kids and was the honoree in 2015. Along with her spouse, Ms. Korth serves on the Advisory Board of Chaminade High School Parents Club and is an active member of the University of Notre Dame Parents Club.  

Ms. Korth earned her undergraduate degree in accounting from St. John’s University, magna cum, laude, and then graduated from its School of Law. She is admitted to practice in New York State and before the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. In addition to the Nassau County Bar Association, she is a member of the New York State Bar Association. She achieved the highest professional rating by Martindale Hubbell.  

 

Education 

St. John’s University School of Law, J.D., 1986 

St. John’s University, B.S., magna cum laude, 1983 

 

Bar Admission 

New York 

 

Court Admission 

U.S. District CourtsEastern and Southern Districts of New York  

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit 

U.S. Supreme Court 

 

Bar Associations 

Nassau County Bar Association 

New York State Bar Association 

 

Recognitions 

Long Island Business News’ “Ones to Watch in the Law,” 2019

Hofstra University School of Law Outstanding Women in Law, 2019 

New York Metro Super Lawyers list, 2017, 2018 

Top Ten Legal Eagle, Long Island Pulse Magazine, 2013 

Ones to Watch, Long Island Business News, 2017 

Who’s Who in Women in Professional ServicesLong Island Business News, 2016 

Outstanding Pro Bono Attorney, Touro Law Center, 2006 

Top 50 Professional Women, Long Island Business News, 20002004  

Class Salutatorian ,40 Under 40 ClassLong Island Business News, 2000 

Long Island’s 40 rising stars under the age of 40, Long Island Business News 

Long Island’s Top 50 Professional Women, Long Island Business News, 2000, 2004 

Leadership Award, National Multiple Sclerosis Society   

Elected a Fellow to the New York State Bar Foundation 

Highest Professional Rating by Martindale Hubbell 

 

 

Appointments 

Commercial Mediation Panel in Nassau County Supreme Court  

Superstorm Sandy/Natural Disaster Mediation Panel in Eastern District of the United States District Court  

Alternative Dispute Resolution Panel of the Nassau County Bar Association 

ADR Advisory Council of the Nassau County Bar Association 

Nassau County Bar Association Judiciary Committee 

 

Teaching 

Former Dean, Nassau Academy of Law 

 

Speaking Engagements 

Speaker/Moderator for CLE seminars 

 

Community Involvement 

Black and White Ball Committee, NYU Winthrop Hospital Cancer Center for Kids 

Chaminade High School Parents Club, Advisory Board 

University of Notre Dame Parents Club 

 

Certifications 

Certified Mediator